Policy and Organizing

Attention U.S. Government: Farming is a Public Service!

Farming is a public service, and the federal government should treat this vocation as such, says farmer Steven Waldman.

The Child Care System Fails Parents Who Work Nonstandard Hours

The rapidly rising cost of child care in the United States is becoming a bigger affordability crisis then higher education.

300 Million People at Risk as a Result of Land Grabs

April 22nd is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition is encouraging a renewed commitment to sustainable agriculture.

New Report Finds Life-Changing Partnerships in the Global Food Chain

A new report released by The Chicago Council shows making nutrition a global priority could give billions more people access to healthy foods.

Fizzling Controversy: Soda Tax South of the Border

The numbers are in on Mexico’s soda tax. Can the United States follow suit?

Yes! We Can Change the Food System

The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Young Earth Solutions! (YES!) program was established to encourage young people to develop innovative solutions.

Advocates Urge Dietary Guidelines that are Good for Public Health and the Environment

For the first time ever, sustainability has been included in the 2015 Expert Panel’s Scientific report.

Farmworkers Get the Recognition they Deserve

Farmworkers take center stage during Farmworker Awareness Week.

ActionAid Calls for Congress to Reform Biofuels Mandates

ActionAid is asking Congress to reform the biofuels mandates in the Renewable Fuels Standard and stop food-based biofuels consumption mandates.

11 Years of Good Food

The Good Food Festival & Conference is celebrating their 11th anniversary this March 19-21, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.